Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Family donates WWI items to museum

    Feb 9, 2012

    The Moore family has a rich history of service. Family members have served in the Civil War, the Spanish- American War, World War I and World War II. Now, some of the military-related items that have been passed on through generations have found a new permanent home at the Basic Combat Training Museum.

  • Retention tri-signed letter

    Feb 9, 2012

    Retention tri-signed letter

  • Fort Drum SKIES Unlimited program 'Kids in the Kitchen' encourages independence, responsibility

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Children of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers are slicing and dicing, chilling and grilling their way to healthy after-school snacks in the "Kids in the Kitchen" class.

  • No love for commercialism of Valentine's Day

    Feb 9, 2012

    Soon after the Christmas holiday -- and by soon I mean a day or two -- I began seeing hearts, x's, and o's in red and pink.

  • USADT performs at Pro Bowl

    Feb 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Drill Team, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), showcased their skills during the National Football League Pro Bowl halftime show, Jan. 29, at Aloha Stadium, Hawaii.

  • Program provides help to civilians

    Feb 9, 2012

    When the mounting demands of our daily lives leave us feeling frazzled and stressed, it's important to know where to turn for help.

  • Fort McCoy Winter Extravaganza attracts more than 800 participants

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The sixth annual Fort McCoy Winter Extravaganza was held Jan. 28 at the Fort McCoy Whitetail Ridge Ski Area. Attendees took advantage of the many activities, which were offered at discounted prices to thank people for their support of the facility. Pam Budda, Fort McCoy Supervisory Recreation Specialist for Sports and Outdoor Recreation, said more than 800 people attended the day's events making Winter Extravaganza a huge success.

  • Vigilant Triad 2012 tests Fort McCoy's emergency management plan

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy conducted an emergency response exercise Jan. 26 to test and observe garrison staff reactions to various incidents across the installation. The exercise, Vigilant Triad 2012, fulfilled the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) annual requirement to conduct a full-scale exercise to refine and improve emergency responses to natural and man-made incidents.

  • 3rd BCT torch party returns to Fort Drum after a year in Afghanistan

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The first Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), returned Feb. 2 to Fort Drum from their yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

  • IMCOM commander honors Fort Drum air traffic controllers

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, thanked four civilian air traffic controllers for going above and beyond to keep the sky over Fort Drum safe.

  • Medal of Honor epitomizes courage

    Feb 9, 2012

    "A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers." -- John F. Kennedy

  • Major Construction to reroute APG motorists

    Feb 9, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The second phase of an extensive construction project outside of APG North's Maryland Gate on MD 715 at Route 40 may require installation employees, residents and visitors to change their usual commutes.

  • 5K, 1-mile race honor rich history

    Feb 9, 2012

    Hundreds of people came out to Fort Rucker to participate and witness the African American History 5k run in front of Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility Feb 4.

  • Passion takes your fitness plan to a new level, possibilities

    Feb 9, 2012

    One month of the New Year has passed, with eleven months left to achieve those goals which we were set on pursuing in 2012. Time is passing quickly, isn't it?

  • Youth program helps Families create safe, healthy environment

    Feb 9, 2012

    Child, Youth and School Services offers imAlone, a program for parents that provides guidance and tools to help their children be safe and healthy while staying alone at home.

  • Fort Drum's senior chaplain talks stigma

    Feb 9, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Although he understands why 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers returning from war might feel stigmatized for struggling with issues like post-traumatic stress, Fort Drum's senior chaplain wants the community to know there is no dishonor in asking for help. Chaplain (Col.) Darrell Thomsen Jr., who recently took over as senior installation chaplain, likened the invisible wounds that Soldiers often receive to the fractured leg of a football player who temporarily leaves the game.

  • New treatment center renders care to Families, retirees

    Feb 9, 2012

    Family Members and retirees have an additional option for urgent care in neighboring Hinesville. South Georgia Immediate Care center opened its doors Nov. 15 to care for Tricare beneficiaries who utilize Winn Army Community Hospital.

  • Spouses earn wings at 3rd Aviation Spouse Day

    Feb 9, 2012

    More than 60 Army spouses got a taste of the training that their husbands and wives go through while at Fort Rucker during the installation's third Aviation Spouse Day Feb 3.

  • Instructor of the quarter

    Feb 9, 2012

    Fort Rucker recognizes the instructors of the first quarter at the U.S. Army Aviation museum during a ceremony Jan. 31.

  • Robbery, identity theft case solved thanks to team effort

    Feb 9, 2012

    The six principles of the Third Infantry Division's command philosophy touches on the element of teamwork. It states that our outfit is loaded with great individual leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, but we will only be as a good as our ability to work together. And, two Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Civilians and the local community exemplified just that.

  • Post offers emergency, weather notification system

    Feb 9, 2012

    Members of the Fort Rucker community can be among the first to know when severe weather threatens or security issues arise when they sign up for an emergency notification system offered by the post.

  • Lighthorse leaders earn their spurs

    Feb 9, 2012

    Leaders from the 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, put their Army knowledge, leadership skills, and physical stamina to the test Feb. 2 during the Lighthorse Spur Ride here, in hopes of earning the right to wear the Cavalry's Silver Spurs.

  • Tax Center provides free return preparation

    Feb 9, 2012

    "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax," said Albert Einstein, according the Internal Revenue Service's website that lists famous quotations on one of life's two certainties.

  • Soldier reflects on past, future during Black History Month

    Feb 9, 2012

    Staff Sergeant Marquita Young, Aviation Operations Sergeant, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, has a storied history in the Army.

  • Post celebrates Black History

    Feb 9, 2012

    Members of the Fort Rucker community gathered at the post exchange Feb. 3 to kick off the annual celebration of Black History Month.

  • New UAS maintainer course launches

    Feb 9, 2012

    At first glance, the 15E Unmanned Aircraft Systems Maintainer Advanced and Senior Leadership Course at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy looks and feels like a well-oiled Army training machine honed over the years by experienced Soldiers.

  • Sappers keep it simple getting back to basics

    Feb 9, 2012

    The week began as two Chinooks landed in a field, lowering their back ramps to allow the squads to exit quickly and secure the area.

  • White Elementary School celebrates 50 years

    Feb 9, 2012

    E.A. White Elementary School celebrated its golden anniversary Jan. 31 with a special program for former and current students and faculty. The event highlighted the school's history -- including its namesake, 1st Lt. Edward White, the Korean War veteran for whom the school was dedicated in 1962.

  • Battle Boars represent first 3rd ID Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Feb 9, 2012

    Soldiers from 1st "Battle Boars" Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, departed for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan following a colors casing ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, Feb. 1.

  • Wounded Warrior stands tall with fellow NCOs

    Feb 9, 2012

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- On Feb. 7, a little more than three years after the attack that took his leg, Sgt. Charles "Chas" Shaffer realized his goal of becoming a U.S. Army noncommissioned officer.

  • Post hockey team gears up for games

    Feb 9, 2012

    WHAT: There will be a weekend of events over the course of Saturday and Sunday. The Fort Benning Ice Hockey team will play the Columbus Cottonmouths Legends at 6 p.m. Saturday and the Marine Corps, Camp LeJuene (N.C.) at noon Sunday. Sunday. The Cottonmouths will host military appreciation night as they host the Mississippi Surge, Saturday at 7 p.m. There will be a youth football skills clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. The Military Football Classic includes an arena football game between the Georgia High School All-Stars and the Alabama High School All-Stars at 3 p.m. Sunday and a game between the Fort Benning Doughboys and the Marine Corps, Cherry Hill (N.C.). WHERE: Columbus Civic Center WHEN: Saturday, 6 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. COST: Price for admission Saturday to the Fort Benning and Cottonmouths games is $5 for anyone with a military ID. Regular price for all others. Fort Benning game is included in price of Cottonmouths ticket. Prices for the Military Football Classic can be found at columbusciviccenter.org. One price allows you to attend both games.

  • CFI Celebrates 5th Annniversery

    Feb 9, 2012

  • Combatives instructor finds success in MMA circuit

    Feb 9, 2012

    A three-time U.S. Army Combatives champion and current instructor at the Army Combatives School on Fort Benning, Staff Sgt. Brandon Sayles is midway through a five-fight contract with Xtreme Fighting Championships, a professional fighting league below UFC.

  • MCoE names instructors of first quarter

    Feb 9, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence, Staff and Faculty Development Division recently announced the Soldiers and the civilian of the Quarter for the first quarter.

  • Spice, speeding among issues at law enforcement forum

    Feb 9, 2012

    Law enforcement forum part of an outreach effort with area and federal authorities in surrounding communities to build stronger alliances and promote safety inside and outside the gates, Fort Benning police chief Kevin Clarke said. The Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board and its role in cracking down on off-post shops that legally sell a synthetic drug called Spice were among issues discussed at Fort Benning's second law enforcement forum.

  • Army.mil 2011 Photo of Year credit to Soldier's passion, dedication

    Feb 10, 2012

    Sgt. Breanne Pye's silhouette photo of a Soldier in Afghanistan was voted the best photo in the Army.mil 2011 Year in Photos compilation.

  • Tanzania, U.S. personnel work to restore sight

    Feb 9, 2012

    Following years of being in the dark, Yassuf Mahid Haji opened his eyes to a new, illuminated world. Haji blinked several times and embraced the new gift that was bestowed unto him -- the gift of sight.

  • Exercise delivers eye care, medical capability in Africa

    Feb 9, 2012

    A small-scale medical exercise under way in Tanzania is having a big impact on the local population and building strong bridges between the U.S. and Tanzanian militaries.

  • CJTF-1 Soldier earns FORSCOM EOA of the Year

    Feb 9, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--Soldiers join the Army from different parts of the world, trusting they will be treated fair and equal regardless of race, gender or religion. U.S. Army Master Sgt. George Parks, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., upholds these values and gives all his time and dedication to any Soldier who walks into his office, as the Combined Joint Task Force-1 Equal Opportunity Advisor.

  • U.S. Army Pacific commander tours ongoing expansion in Japan

    Feb 9, 2012

    The commander of U.S. Army Pacific visited Camp Zama, Japan, for a firsthand look at the significant transformation, namely the construction of several new facilities, ongoing there.

  • Social media misuse punishable under UCMJ

    Feb 10, 2012

    Soldiers who use social media must abide by the terms outlined in the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

  • Big Red One 'Iron Rangers' receive honors for courageous acts

    Feb 10, 2012

    The 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, honored ninety-four of its Soldiers during an awards ceremony.

  • ISAF Joint commander: Coalition has momentum to succeed in Afghanistan

    Feb 9, 2012

    Afghan national security forces and the International Security Assistance Force have the right plan, the momentum and the will to succeed in the country, the commander of ISAF Joint Command said at a Pentagon news conference today.

  • 'Attack' deploys to Afghanistan, departs Fort Carson for first time

    Feb 8, 2012

    First Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in January of 2012.

  • Warrior skills put to the test

    Feb 8, 2012

    Blood, sweat and dedication covered the faces of eleven 4th Infantry Division soldiers battling to become proficient in the art of Army hand-to-hand combat at the Fort Carson Modern Army Combatives Program Fight House, Jan. 19

  • 4th Infantry Division welcomes chief of staff

    Feb 8, 2012

    Friends, family and soldiers of 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson welcomed the new 4th Inf. Div. chief of staff, Col. Bruce Antonia and his family to the Mountain Post during a welcome and farewell ceremony held at division headquarters building, Jan. 4.

  • Soldier's memorial returns home

    Feb 8, 2012

    The 4th Infantry Division honored a long-standing military creed to never leave a fallen comrade behind when it returned the memorial plaque dedicated to Sgt. Amanda Pinson to her family in St. Louis, Dec. 7.

  • Fort Carson welcomes new deputy commanding general for support

    Feb 8, 2012

    Fort Carson, Soldiers and community leaders welcomed Brig. Gen. Darsie Rogers to the 4th Infantry Division during a ceremony at the "Ivy" Division Headquarters Feb. 6.

  • DSTB changes command, re-designates as HHBN

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers of Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, gathered as their battalion commander, Lt. Col. Matthew Tedesco, and senior enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Major Keith Moore, cased the battalion's colors one final time during a deactivation ceremony at Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 23.

  • 'Bullets don't last forever'

    Feb 8, 2012

    "Bullets don't last forever," said Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Martin. "I have buddies who were actually captured by insurgents during deployment, and they said that, even with a basic knowledge of Combatives Level 1, they could have been able to free themselves."

  • 52nd Eng. Bn. earns FORSCOM Supply Excellence Award

    Feb 8, 2012

    The 52nd Engineer Battalion received the U.S. Forces Command Supply Excellence Award in the Property Book Officer category, during a ceremony at Fort Carson, Jan. 12.

  • 11th ACR Pre-Ranger Course conducts CWST

    Feb 8, 2012

    U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Michael J. Spear, first sergeant for K Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, top left, guides 1st Lt. Neil E. Plummer, bottom right, platoon leader for 3rd Platoon, 51st Tactical Interpreter Company, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th ACR as he completes and exercise for the Combat Water Survival Test during the 11th ACR's Pre-Ranger Course at Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 7. Soldiers from the 11th ACR must complete the course in order to attend the Army's Ranger School.

  • 110th MP Company conducts training exercise

    Feb 8, 2012

    Military policemen assigned to 110th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, conducted a training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan at the Fort Carson Training Area, Jan. 18-20.

  • Steve Cox promoted to Director, Engineering and Public Works

    Feb 8, 2012

    MCALESTER, Okla.-- Steven W. Cox, McAlester, was named as the Director of Engineering and Public Works at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) effective immediately. He had been the acting director since the retirement of Terry Wafford on December 31, 2011.

  • Combined contracting operations creates ACC-New Jersey

    Feb 8, 2012

    The operations of the Army Contracting Command-Picatinny have expanded to include an ACC contracting activity at Fort Dix, creating a new organization officially established in October 2011 called the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey.

  • Army Amputees play flag football with NFL Alumni

    Feb 8, 2012

    Army Amputees play flag football with NFL Alumni.

  • Spotlight On...Silentip LeRoy

    Feb 8, 2012

    Learn more about Silentip LeRoy a contract specialist assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command - Presidio of Monterrey, Calif.

  • Chinook pilot receives Distinguished Flying Cross

    Feb 8, 2012

    The commanding general of the XVIII Airborne Corps presented the Distinguished Flying Cross to a helicopter pilot now serving with the 82nd Airborne Division in a ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday.

  • Army looking to ensure PTSD diagnosis consistent

    Feb 10, 2012

    The Army's surgeon general told members of Congress that the service is investigating how post-traumatic stress disorder is diagnosed to ensure consistency at all hospitals.

  • SOS seeks to expand services, assistance

    Feb 22, 2012

    Survivor Outreach Services is looking to raise its profile and reach around west Georgia and east central Alabama.

  • MWR Tickets & Travel office open

    Feb 8, 2012

    The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Tickets & Travel held its open house Wednesday -- taking over from Omega Travel following the expiration of their contract.

  • Safety: Officials urge watchfulness

    Feb 8, 2012

    Vigilance is the key. I-Watch is the Army's campaign to enhance terrorism awareness -- encourage community members to help out leaders by identifying any type of behavior out there that may suggest terrorist activity.

  • Celebraties, Soldiers at Pebble Beach golf tournament

    Feb 8, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Actor Bill Murray signs an autograph for Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center student Pfc. David Farmer during today's Military Appreciation Day at Pebble Beach. More about free access to the tournament for service members: http://tiny.cc/a7oot

  • USACR/Safety Center safe weapons handling video series, topic: 'Negligent discharges'

    Feb 13, 2012

    One of the latest video series on safe weapons handling. Check it out and use it to keep our Soldiers, Families and Civilians safe!

  • CJTF-1 soldier earns FORSCOM EOA of the year

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers join the Army from different parts of the world, trusting they will be treated fair and equal regardless of race, gender or religion. U.S. Army Master Sgt. George Parks, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., upholds these values and gives all his time and dedication to any soldier who walks into his office, as the Combined Joint Task Force-1 Equal Opportunity adviser. Parks' hard work paid off this past year, as he won the 2011 United States Army Forces Command Equal Opportunity adviser of the Year award.

  • National Guardsmen conduct best practices conference for homeland response forces

    Feb 8, 2012

    NGB-led tabletop exercise highlights best practices and lessons learned for key leaders of newest certified homeland response forces and those waiting for their turn.

  • The Value of Selfless Service

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers and spouses of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, received recognition during the Division's fourth Volunteer of the Quarter ceremony at the Riley Conference Center, Feb. 7.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomes new CECOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Ferrell, Feb. 9

    Feb 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell assumed command of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command in during a Change of Command ceremony Feb. 9 at the C4ISR Center of Excellence campus on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • CECOM augments workforce with Detachment 7 Reservists

    Feb 8, 2012

    Detachment 7 is designated to support CECOM's various functions through supplying trained and ready Reserve Soldiers who are integrated into the Command, according to Maj. Adam Hackel, Detachment 7 Public Affairs Officer who is also assigned to CECOM as a Reserve PAO.

  • Soldier hopes to adopt military dog

    Feb 8, 2012

  • Army JROTC shooters aim for championships this weekend

    Feb 8, 2012

    Some of the top Army JROTC marksmen from high schools across the country and from overseas take part this weekend in the Army JROTC Service Championship at Anniston, Ala., and Camp Perry, Ohio.

  • CECOM commander retires after 34 years of Army service

    Feb 8, 2012

    After 34 years of service, Maj. Gen. 'Randy' Strong's career has run the gamut of success, achieving every major goal of a Signal Officer.

  • NPR's hit show From the Top seeks young, military-connected classical musicians

    Feb 8, 2012

    From the Top with host Christopher O'Riley, the hit NPR radio program showcasing America's best young classical musicians, is seeking young musicians with military parents who are Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves or post 9-11 Veterans for its live show recording on June 27, 2012 at The Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.

  • Service Discharges; DD Form 214 Explained

    Feb 8, 2012

    From time to time I am asked by commanders, Non-Commissioned Officers, Soldiers, and others entitled to legal assistance, about DD Form 214 and the effects various types of discharges can have. This article attempts to give you some basic information that you can review prior to asking more questions or seeking more guidance.

  • Onsite focuses on FORSCOM Campaign Plan, road to Army of 2020

    Feb 8, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2012) The United States Army Forces Command is conducting a two-and-a-half-day onsite here at the FORSCOM headquarters. The purpose of the gathering is to facilitate the final development of the FORSCOM Campaign Plan and establish an agreed-upon way ahead. "The Army is going through lots of changes here," said Gen. David M. Rodriguez, the FORSCOM commanding general, during his opening remarks. "What we've got to do is get ahead of it. We've got to stay ahead of it. We've got to help drive it. And we've got to help the Department (of the Army) get through it because when we get out to 2020, it'll be some of the things we do now and across that time period that gets us to the place we need to be."

  • Chaplain's Corner: The road to greatness

    Feb 8, 2012

    Success is getting up again after failing.

  • Army's top signal officer tours C4ISR campus, explores acquisitions efficiencies

    Feb 9, 2012

    Members of Team C4ISR showed promise becoming a reality to Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, the Army's chief information officer/G6, Jan. 30, 2012, during her visit to the C4ISR Center of Excellence.

  • Armed Services Blood Drive part two - donating blood

    Feb 8, 2012

    January was Armed Services Blood Month. Follow Tech Sgt as he shows you how quick and easy it is to donate blood.

  • Armed Services Blood Drive part one

    Feb 8, 2012

    Armed Services Blood Program is working hard to ensure Troops in Afghanistan have enough blood on hand to save lives of those in combat, but sometimes it's not enough. The demand for blood has pushed the medical staff to hold blood drives.

  • Corps, cities of Bristol break ground on flood risk reduction project

    Feb 10, 2012

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) -- Equipped with ceremonial golden shovels, a select group of officials broke ground here today on the Beaver Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project.

  • Photo of Soldier overlooking the National Training Center,Fort Irwin, Calif.

    Feb 8, 2012

  • The Army Today - NFL saluting Soldiers at a gathering in Indianoplis prior to the Super Bowl

    Feb 8, 2012

    NFL saluting Soldiers at a gathering in Indianoplis prior to the Super Bowl.

  • The Army Now - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers talk about the importance of the team leader

    Feb 8, 2012

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal or EOD Soldiers talk about the importance of the team leader to their units.

  • eCYBERMISSION students forge a path to White House

    Feb 8, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Seven ninth-graders from the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION program converged Feb. 6-7 to showcase their budding scientific curiosity for President Obama. "The young people I met today, the young people behind me -- you guys inspire me," Obama said, according to whitehouse.gov. "It's young people like you that make me so confident that America's best days are still to come." About 100 students from across the country displayed their research at the second White House Science Fair as part of the president's initiatives to improve America's science, technology, engineering and mathematics performance. Obama hosted the first fair in late 2010.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Work Plans for fiscal year 2012 Civil Works appropriations

    Feb 8, 2012

    Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 (FY12).

  • 'The Sarge' Ready for Fresh Start

    Feb 8, 2012

    Shortly after the curtain came down on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing season, U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher quickly went in search of a 2012 calendar.

  • Cobra Gold begins in Thailand

    Feb 9, 2012

    Excercise Cobra Gold 2012, the United States' largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, officially began Feb. 7, 2012, in Thailand.

  • Anti-terrorism officers get media savvy

    Feb 8, 2012

    At some point during a military career, service members may be exposed to news media, which is why future anti-terrorism officers from installations nationwide attended the Crisis Communications Course Jan. 31 at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Contracting Remains Growth Area for Army

    Feb 8, 2012

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2012 -- While the U.S. military will shrink in the coming years, the contracting career field will buck the trend and grow, officials at the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center said.

  • Future Soldiers glimpse military life during tour

    Feb 8, 2012

    On Jan. 27, close to 40 "future Soldiers" got a glimpse of what military life will be like during a tour of Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Bye bye BCGs: New glasses issued to trainees

    Feb 10, 2012

    Military recruits who wear glasses won't be issued S9s or "birth control glasses" anymore -- the nickname given to the iconic glasses because many service members believe that while wearing the frames, it is impossible to appear attractive.

  • MAC is back: 55th Mobility Augmentation Company returns to post

    Feb 8, 2012

    More than 90 Soldiers with the 55th Mobility Augmentation Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, were greeted by Family members, friends, and comrades who filled the gymnasium at the welcome home ceremony held at Davidson Fitness Center Feb. 5.

  • LIVE EVENT: Watch Army Leader Forum today

    Feb 8, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Troy, director of the Army Staff, and select Army staff principals will address the Army Leader Forum today at 10 a.m. (ET).

  • Fort Sam Houston, U.S. Army South celebrate African-American/Black History

    Feb 8, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas --Fort Sam Houston Joint Base San Antonio kicked off the installation's celebration of African-American/Black History Month Feb. 3 at Anderson Hall here.

  • Garrison recognized for deployment support excellence

    Feb 8, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, recognized for deployment excellence by places runner-up at the U.S. Army Europe and Installation Command-Europe level Deployment Excellence Award.

  • Arsenal turns to dogs to sniff out threats

    Feb 8, 2012

    Doesn't everyone like a story about dogs? After all, those fun-loving, floppy-eared animals are like a family member to many households. That is, unless you are a terrorist or a person carrying drugs at the Watervliet Arsenal. The City of Albany Police Department's K-9 unit converged on the Arsenal this week in support of an antiterrorism exercise initiated by the Arsenal's Director of Emergency Services, Joe Claus.

  • 21st TSC honors civilian employees

    Feb 8, 2012

    In an effort to recognize and honor the commitment of civilian employees, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command held a Length of Service and Recognition Awards ceremony at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daener Kaserne here Feb. 3.

  • Ramstein troops welcome first Patriot Express flight

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center welcomed passengers at the Ramstein Passenger Terminal from the first Patriot Express flight on Feb. 7, 2012.

  • Eighth Army hosts SHARP training in South Korea

    Feb 8, 2012

    Eighth Army is hosting sexual assault prevention training in South Korea through February.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Christopher A. Irick

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Christopher A. Irick

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